out·​duel | \ˌau̇t-ˈd(y)ü-əl \
outdueled; outdueling; outduels

Definition of outduel 

transitive verb

: to defeat or outdo in a duel or competition If their games start opening up during five-on-five play, they feel like they have the skill to outduel any team.— Chris Hine

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Jackson came up with the Dodgers as a 19-year-old and outdueled Randy Johnson in his big league debut on Sept. 9, 2003, giving up one run and four hits in six innings of a 4-1 win. Mike Digiovanna, latimes.com, "Three up, three down: What's trending in MLB," 30 June 2018 He was outdueled by Watson in his first Masters, then won the green jacket, then blew a five-shot lead with nine to play in his third Masters. Steve Dimeglio, USA TODAY, "The Masters field is wide open, so good luck picking a winner," 2 Apr. 2018 The senior pitcher improved to 14-0 by outdueling Cypress Ranch ace J.J. Goss, and the Bobcats evened the Region III-6A final with a 5-3 win in Game 2 Friday at Houston's Schroeder Park. Jason Mcdaniel, Houston Chronicle, "Cy-Fair bounces back to win Game 2 against Cypress Ranch," 1 June 2018 Cole Hamels outdueled Justin Verlander in Friday's 1-0 win Stefan Stevenson Hamels is 2-4 with a 3.48 ERA in nine starts this season. Drew Davison, star-telegram, "Rangers' LHP Cole Hamels explains his neck stiffness and when he may pitch again | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 17 May 2018 Wood, a reliever for most of the last two years, does not wield Strasburg’s overpowering arsenal, but the veteran outdueled his younger counterpart. Dennis Lin, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Travis Wood outduels Stephen Strasburg in Padres' win," 19 Aug. 2017 The streak ends there as their ace, Ron Guidry, who’d lost his previous five decisions to Baltimore, outduels Scott McGregor to win, 5-2. Mike Klingaman, baltimoresun.com, "Remembering 1983: A look at the Orioles' world championship for the week of June 17-23," 17 June 2018 Kyle Busch outdueled Kyle Larson on a wild final lap Sunday in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway, earning his fifth victory of the season. Jay Cohen, chicagotribune.com, "Kyle Busch wins NASCAR Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway in wild finish," 1 July 2018 Galena's Jacob Moos outdueled ACS's Blake Bennett by about seventh-tenths of a second in the boys 3,200. Anchorage Daily News, "Soaring performance puts Chugiak high jumper in state record book," 26 May 2018

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First Known Use of outduel

1911, in the meaning defined above

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